Facial Paralysis, Bell's Palsy information
The Facial Paralysis Institute is the premier center for facial nerve disorders including facial paralysis, Bell's palsy, hemifacial spasm, acoustic neuroma and parotid tumors. The Institue is comprised of world-renowned experts from various specialties that are singularly focused on facial nerve disorders - including facial plastic surgeons, neuro-otologists, physical therapists, head and neck surgeons, radiologists, neurosurgeons and psychologists.
Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, the Director of The Facial Paralysis Institute, is a Reconstructive Surgeon who is deeply committed to the treatment of individuals with facial paralysis and Bells palsy
Facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy are devastating disorders that can significantly impact an individuals quality of life and appearance. This is the reason that we believe a multi-specialty approach is required to address your needs with physicians and therapists who have extensive experience in facial nerve disorders. The Institute has some of the highest success rates in the nation for the treatment of Bells Palsy and facial paralysis.
Highly respected by peers and patients alike, The Facial Paralysis Institute is the premier facility in the nation for the treatment of facial paralysis. Feel free to ask a question or call anytime, we will be glad to help.
Read the latest report on "Facial Nerve Palsy" by Babak Azizzadeh and Ribhi Hazina of the Facial Paralysis Institute, and M. Tariq Bhattic.
Curious about what you will look like after your procedure? Check out the new 3D modelling system in Dr. Azizzadeh's office. This sytem is making new roads in facial reconstruction/paralysis procedures. Click here to view more on the 3D modelling system for facial paralysis and Bell's Palsy.
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BABAK AZIZZADEH, MD FACS
Director, The Facial Paralysis Institute - Associate Clinical Professor - Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
FACIAL NERVE TEXTBOOK
Dr. Azizzadeh’s facial nerve textbook is the preeminent textbook for doctors on the subject.